Fujifilm re-asserts commitment to diversity

In the wake of international outrage over the death of George Floyd while being restrained by police officers in the US, and the subsequent protests by Black Lives Matter, Fujifilm has issued a statement emphasising its “Commitment to Inclusiveness and…

Snows of Kilimanjaro, 1984/2008

Peter Beard By Peter & Nejma Bear | Book review

If you admire the fine art wildlife photography of the likes of Nick Brandt and David Yarrow then you probably have the late Peter Beard to thank for this. However, Beard’s artistic bent extends far beyond documenting wildlife through a…

Free Capture One course for Nikon users

If you are a Nikon user who also uses Capture One to edit your raw images or carry out other processing tasks, you’ll be interested to hear that the Nikon School is running a free course on using the software.…

Weather contest is going down a storm

There has been a bumper crop of entries for this year’s Weather Photographer of the Year contest, according to organisers the Royal Meteorological Society and AccuWeather. “This year, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, participants can submit pictures regardless of…

New Sigma 100-400mm for mirrorless

Sigma has announced the 100-400mm f/5-6.3 DG DN OS lens for L-mount and Sony E-mount. The new lens has been designed from the ground up for mirrorless cameras, rather than just being a remounting of existing glass. While the new…

Three new Sigma Contemporary primes, too

As well as announcing a new 100-400mm for Sony E-mount and L-mount, Sigma has also announced three Contemporary prime lenses for L-mount: the 16mm f/1.4 DC DN, Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN and Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN. While this…

New macro accessory for precise results

With macro and close-up photography proving very popular during the lockdown, check out the new NM-180 Macro Focusing Rail from NiSi. This macro accessory gives you lots of control over the precise position of your lens in relation to your subject, according to the company, and…

Get the most from Nik Collection 3

Considering the future of the Nik Collection was in doubt only three years ago, this well-loved software suite has come along way since it was acquired by DXO from Google (never a particularly good fit). There has been a steady…

New zoo/wildlife competition now open

All you need to do is to follow Cartridge People’s Instagram, Facebook or Twitter page. Then, post your favourite zoo or wildlife park photograph on social media. Use the hashtag #CPZooLife and tag @CartridgePeople and the Zoo or Wildlife Park where…

McCurry on the rocks

As well as popping up as a judge on Huawei’s major smartphone photography competition, travel and documentary heavy hitter Steve McCurry has been working on a major project for The Macallan scotch whisky brand. “Steve made the trip to the…

“We’ve adjusted very well”: Ffordes

“We knew that we had to find ways to help and inspire customers, and we knew it was never going to be plain sailing – two of our senior management had to self-isolate for 12 weeks,” Alister explains. “Fortunately, most…

Ricoh hits the street

Ricoh’s GRIII Street Edition Special Limited Kit embellishes the firm’s APS-C sensor compact with a grey-metallic finish and an orange-yellow decorative lens ring. It also includes a matching optical viewfinder and leather hand-strap, along with a much-needed spare battery. The…

Large-aperture Tamron superzoom for Sony full frame

Due onsale on the 25th June for £799.99, it’s the first lens of its type to feature a fast f/2.8 maximum aperture. Despite this, it’s relatively compact and lightweight, at just 117mm long and 575g in weight,and uses the same…

Charlie Waite: discovering new genres during lockdown

  “Do you remember how everyone said they didn’t have time for things, were too busy, and about to burn out?” ponders an ever-ebullient Charlie Waite, during a phone call from his base in rural Dorset. “You don’t hear that…

Camera stores able to open Monday: report

Some good news for the weekend: camera stores will be able to open their doors again from Monday, June 15th. Camera retailers have faced a perfect storm this year: a gale-force assault caused by shrinking high-street footfall, ever-improving smartphones luring…

Sony Word Photo Award Winners Named

The winning portfolio pairs photographs of landscapes and territories in danger from mining and agribusinesses with portraits of the activists fighting to conserve them. In the photographs, the main characters are seen from above, as though they are laying down…

RISO print - eco-friendly printing

Eco-friendly printing

Many of us are becoming more conscious of our environmental impact, and rightly so. As the population grows, it is evident that we cannot sustain the same level of waste we have been producing, or carry on polluting the atmosphere…